Richard Scherr

Rich Scherr

Fact checker

Owings Mills, MD

Education

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Expertise

Technology and sports

Introduction

Rich Scherr is a seasoned technology and financial journalist who spent nearly two decades as the editor of Potomac and Bay Area Tech Wire. The Baltimore native also covered the technology scene for LocalBusiness.com and has been a regular contributor to the sports pages of The Baltimore Sun and The Washington Post. Also among his credits is a stint editing morning news feeds for America Online and frequent contributions to the Associated Press.

Experience

  • Editor of Potomac Tech Wire and Bay Area Tech Wire
  • Freelance sportswriter for The Baltimore Sun
  • Former Navy football and basketball beat writer for The Washington Post
  • Covered Baltimore and Washington, DC for LocalBusiness.com
  • Former news editor at AOL

Education

Rich earned a Bachelor of Arts from University of Maryland Baltimore County.

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